07 mai 2019

A large Arita Pronk ‘Dame au parasol’ dish, Edo period, late 17th century

Lot 100. A large Arita Pronk ‘Dame au parasol’ dish, Edo period, late 17th century; 51 cm., 20 in. diam. Estimate 70,000 — 90,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's. the circular dish with wide rim decorated in iron-red, black, green and aubergine enamels and gilt on underglaze blue with the design known as la Dame au Parasol, the reverse with insects in iron-red. Note: Cornelis Pronk was a Dutch draughtsman and porcelain designer. Born in 1691, he became a pupil of Jan van Houten and Arnold... [Lire la suite]

28 décembre 2012

A rare Chinese Export Pronk 'Trumpeter' cream jug and cover, circa 1740

A rare Chinese Export Pronk 'Trumpeter' cream jug and cover, circa 1740. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2012 Enameled on each side with a musician, one wearing a yellow robe playing a French horn, a series of gilt borders; 5½ in. (14 cm.) (2). Estimate $6,000 - $9,000 Notes: This rare pattern with its Turkish-looking musicians wearing American Indian headdresses is one of a small group of designs associated with Dutch artist Cornelis Pronk (1691-1754), though no original drawing has been discovered. Two 'Trumpeter'... [Lire la suite]
28 décembre 2012

A Chinese Export famille rose Pronk 'Arbor' dish, circa 1738-1740

A Chinese Export famille rose Pronk 'Arbor' dish, circa 1738-1740. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2012 Decorated after the Dutch artist Cornelis Pronk's design with the classic topiary garden scene, the border with cartouches of moths, butterflies, flowers and fruits, the reverse with iron-red and purple lambrequin border; 9 in. (23 cm.) diameter. Estimate $5,000 - $7,000 Notes: C. Jorg has determined that this was the fourth and last certain design by Cornelis Pronk for the VOC (Pronk Porcelain, pp 34-35). ... [Lire la suite]
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28 décembre 2012

A Chinese Export famille rose Pronk 'Doctors' dish, circa 1738-1740

A Chinese Export famille rose Pronk  'Doctors' dish, circa 1738-1740. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2012 Enameled after the well-known design of Dutch artist Cornelis Pronk within an elaborately enameled border of fish and bird cartouches; 14 in. (36 cm.) diameter. Estimate $7,000 - $9,000 Notes: D.S. Howard writes (Choice of the Private Trader, p 74) that "...this scene and its border is the most artistic by Cornelis Pronk and it is known as 'The Four Doctors' or 'The Doctors Visit to the Emperor'. ... [Lire la suite]
15 janvier 2012

A Chinese Export "Pronk" oval basin, circa 1738

A  Chinese Export  "Pronk" oval basin, circa 1738.  Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2012 Richly enameled with garlands of spring flowers suspended from scrollwork on purple, rose, black and turquoise trellis grounds, a row of scallop shells around the shoulder, the interior with a floral garland and band of iron-red shells above four seated figures of Turkish potentates; 18½ in. (47 cm.) wide. Estimate $25,000 - $35,000 Notes: This pattern, known as 'The Potentate', is one of the... [Lire la suite]
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